Black Panther Tops Box Office for Second Straight Weekend

Posted on February 25, 2018

Forest Whitaker in Black Panther

Black Panther is the top film in theaters for the second straight weekend. The monster Marvel hit added $108 million to bring its total gross to $400 million after just two weekends in theaters. It is currently the top film of the year so far by over $300 million.

Black Panther was followed by Game Night, a black comedy thriller starring Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams and Kyle Chander. Game Night made $16 million in a decent opening. It has a B+ CinemaScore. Game Night was followed by Peter Rabbit, which added $12.5 million during its third weekend in theaters.

Annihilation opened in fourth. The horror science fiction film stars Natalie Portman and has a C CinemaScore. It made $11 million in just over 2,000 theaters for a good $5,467 per theater average. Annihilation was followed by Fifty Shades Freed, Jumanji: Welecome to the Jungle and The 15:17 to Paris.

Every Day was the other wide release this weekend. It stars Angourie Rice as a teenager who falls in love with "A," a mysterious being that inhabits a new body each day. It made $3.1 million and has a B+ CinemaScore.

Jennifer Lawrence and Bruce Willis will face Black Panther this coming weekend. Jennifer Lawrence plays a ballerina recruited to a Russian intelligence service in Red Sparrow. Willis is a vigilante in pursuit of robbers that attacked in his family in Death Wish.


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